Six Food Label Claims That Don’t Mean What You Think

Six Food Label Claims That Don’t Mean What You Think

It seems like food labels are more crowded than ever with statements about what is and isn’t in food. From non-GMO to natural, it’s hard to know what to think or believe. What does it all mean, and does it matter? Many food label claims speak to the safety, nutrition, ingredients, and even production practices …

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New England Dairy Gives Back

New England Dairy Gives Back

The holiday season often inspires us to give back to our communities by donating our time and efforts with local organizations. Earlier this month, some of our staff spent the afternoon at Community Servings, a not-for-profit food and nutrition program providing services throughout Massachusetts and in Rhode Island to individuals and families living with critical …

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School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

In schoolyards across the country, something wonderful is happening. Students, teachers, parents, and members of the community are coming together to build school gardens. While they are no doubt beautiful, these gardens are so much more than simply “pretty.” They are helping children develop lifelong skills and healthy habits. In a day and age when …

June Dairy Month: A Blogger’s Perspective

June Dairy Month: A Blogger’s Perspective

Five food and nutrition bloggers. Two dairy farmers. One June Dairy Month.   On World Milk Day, we took our five Team Dairy New England bloggers to Freund’s Farm in East Canaan, CT for a farm tour and culinary experience.   The result? Five stellar blog posts covering top recipes, farm photos, and myth-busting.   …

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On the Farm: Our Bloggers and the Freunds

On the Farm: Our Bloggers and the Freunds

Have you ever visited a dairy farm before? Neither had a few of our New England Team Dairy bloggers! Walking alongside a dairy farmer and asking questions is a powerful opportunity to see firsthand how a dairy farm functions. In celebration of World Milk Day, our bloggers Jenny Shea Rawn, Jill Castle, Katie Webster, Martha …

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